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Book - Fox Glacier, Franz Josef, Mt. Cook Scenic Flights

Fly the Southern Alps

An unforgettable scenic flight seeing adventure into the heart of the Southern Alps and around New Zealand's tallest mountain. Only from the air can you truly appreciate the immense scale and spectacular grandeur of this region. From Queenstown along the main divide to the Aoraki Mount Cook national park, your pilot will point out New Zealand's highest mountains, largest glaciers, vast snow fields, beautiful turquoise glacial lakes, intricate river systems, glacial formed valleys and towering above it all, at over 12,000ft, Aoraki-Mount Cook.

Include a Helicopter Glacier Landing

After landing at Mt. Cook Airport, Fox, or Franz Josef, board a helicopter for a 40 minute flight around the glaciers including a snow landing. West coast (Fox and Franz Josef) heliflights will depart from Fox or Franz, and fly over both glaciers, landing on one of them for a walk around in the glacial snow. East-side Mt. Cook helicopter flights will depart from Mt. Cook Airport and cover the Tasman Glacier, Hochstetter Icefall.

INCLUDES:

  • Scenic Flight (Ex Queenstown)
  • Courtesy transfers from Queenstown accommodation to/from Queenstown Airport.

DURATION: Depends on your flight choice:

  • Mt. Cook, Fox and Franz Josef Scenic Flight Only: 2 hours 10 minutes flight time (Allow 3 Hours)
  • Mt. Cook, Fox and Franz Josef Scenic Flight + Landing : 2 hours flight time (Allow 3 Hours and 30 mins)
  • Scenic Flight + Landing + Heli Glacier Flight at Mt. Cook : 2 hours flight time, 30 mins Heli Flight and Glacier landing time (Allow 4 Hours)

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Non-slip shoes/boots
  • Warm sweater/fleece jacket
  • Warm outer layer jacket/windproof jacket
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses

WEATHER CHECK:

Please call for a weather check 60 minutes prior to departure. This is to reconfirm booking details and pick up time/location if required. 

CHILD AGE:

  • Children aged 4 -15 years old are eligible for child rates, 16 years old and above are considered adults.
  • Infants (0-3 years old) fly free on a parent’s lap. 
  • Children must be accompanied by a fare paying adult.

Mt. Cook, Fox and Franz Josef Scenic Flight Only:
2 hours and 10 minutes of flight time. Overflight only (no landing).

  • Adult $595.00
  • Child $350.00

Mt. Cook, Fox and Franz Josef Scenic Flight + Landing:
2 hours of flight time and landing

  • Adult $650.00
  • Child $970.00

Scenic Flight + Landing + Heli Glacier Flight:
2 hour fixed wing scenic flight plus 40 minute helicopter flight around the glaciers including a snow landing.

  • Adult $1,199.00
  • Child $949.00

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